Puree sweet berries with fresh mint for a delicious sauce for lamb chops cooked on the grill.

Yield: 4-6 servings



Difficulty Rating: Intermediate

Nutritional Highlights: Mint does more than make your breath fresh! It’s filled with powerful antioxidants to help protect against cancer and many other diseases. Plus, mint may help with digestive problems.

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Recipe From: Tennessee Home and Farm

Ingredients

  • 8-10 thick cut lamb chops
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt and pepper

Berry Mint Sauce:

  • 2 cups berries (any combination of sweet berries, such as strawberries, raspberries, blackberries or blueberries)
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • ¹⁄₈ teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup fresh mint, chopped
 
 

Tips & Notes

Serve rice pilaf and sautéed greens as side dishes for the lamb chops.

 
 

Instructions

  1. Rub lamb chops evenly with garlic. Coat with olive oil, salt and pepper. Refrigerate until ready to grill.
  2. Sauté onion in olive oil in a medium saucepan until soft. Stir in berries, sugar and seasonings (reserving mint).
  3. Stir over medium heat until berries are mashed and mixture begins to bubble slightly. Set aside and cool.
  4. When cool, puree berry sauce in a blender or food processor. Add mint. Blend just until evenly distributed. Set aside.
  5. Grill chops to desired doneness. Serve sauce as a dip alongside the chops.

Nutrition Facts (per serving): Calories – 386, Total Fat – 15.3g, Protein – 40.8g, Vitamin A – 13%, Vitamin C – 24%, Iron – 30%.

**Nutrition information is calculated using an online calorie calculator. Variations may exist. Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.

Recipe From: Farm Flavor - www.farmflavor.com
http://farmflavor.com/lamb-chops-with-berry-mint-sauce/
 

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Comments

  1. Elizabeth Martin says:

    I have not had the opportunity to cook much with lamb! But will be getting some lamb to experiment with. This recipe looks great!

    Circle the Wagons
    http://wagonramblins.blogspot.com/

    • Jessy Yancey says:

      Hope you enjoy it! Grilling lamb is surprisingly just as easy as grilling chicken or steaks!

      Jessy Yancey
      editor, Farm Flavor

  2. Rachel Bertone says:

    Linked up at Foodie Friday

  3. Adelina Priddis says:

    I will be bookmarking this! I wanted to have lamb this weekend, but couldn’t find any :(